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By Neil Gaiman

First released in 2001, American Gods turned an immediate classic-an highbrow and inventive benchmark from the multiple-award-winning grasp of cutting edge fiction, Neil Gaiman. Now become aware of the secret and magic of American Gods during this 10th anniversary version. Newly up-to-date and multiplied with the author's hottest textual content, this commemorative quantity is a real get together of a latest masterpiece by means of the single, the single, Neil Gaiman.

A hurricane is coming . . .

Locked in the back of bars for 3 years, Shadow did his time, quietly anticipating the magic day while he may perhaps go back to Eagle aspect, Indiana. a guy not afraid of what the next day may perhaps deliver, all he sought after was once to be with Laura, the spouse he deeply enjoyed, and begin a brand new life.

But simply days ahead of his unlock, Laura and Shadow's ally are killed in an coincidence. along with his lifestyles in items and not anything to maintain him tethered, Shadow accepts a task from a beguiling stranger he meets at the approach domestic, an enigmatic guy who calls himself Mr. Wednesday. A trickster and rogue, Wednesday turns out to grasp extra approximately Shadow than Shadow does himself.

Life as Wednesday's bodyguard, motive force, and errand boy is way extra attention-grabbing and hazardous than Shadow ever imagined-it is a role that takes him on a dismal and unusual highway journey and introduces him to a bunch of eccentric characters whose fates are mysteriously intertwined along with his personal. alongside the way in which Shadow will examine that the earlier by no means dies; that everybody, together with his loved Laura, harbors secrets and techniques; and that goals, totems, legends, and myths are extra actual than we all know. eventually, he'll realize that underneath the placid floor of lifestyle a hurricane is brewing-an epic battle for the very soul of America-and that he's status squarely in its path.

Relevant and prescient, American Gods has been lauded for its marvelous synthesis of "mystery, satire, intercourse, horror, and poetic prose" (Michael Dirda, Washington submit ebook World) and as a latest phantasmagoria that "distills the essence of America" (Seattle Post-Intelligencer). it truly is, simply, an exceptional paintings of literary mind's eye that might undergo for generations.

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American Gods (The 10th Anniversary Edition)

First released in 2001, American Gods turned an rapid classic-an highbrow and creative benchmark from the multiple-award-winning grasp of cutting edge fiction, Neil Gaiman. Now observe the secret and magic of yank Gods during this 10th anniversary variation. Newly up to date and improved with the author's hottest textual content, this commemorative quantity is a real occasion of a contemporary masterpiece by means of the only, the single, Neil Gaiman.

A typhoon is coming . . .

Locked at the back of bars for 3 years, Shadow did his time, quietly looking ahead to the magic day whilst he may possibly go back to Eagle element, Indiana. a guy not petrified of what the next day to come may possibly convey, all he sought after was once to be with Laura, the spouse he deeply enjoyed, and begin a brand new life.

But simply days sooner than his free up, Laura and Shadow's ally are killed in an twist of fate. together with his existence in items and not anything to maintain him tethered, Shadow accepts a task from a beguiling stranger he meets at the manner domestic, an enigmatic guy who calls himself Mr. Wednesday. A trickster and rogue, Wednesday turns out to understand extra approximately Shadow than Shadow does himself.

Life as Wednesday's bodyguard, driving force, and errand boy is way extra fascinating and hazardous than Shadow ever imagined-it is a task that takes him on a gloomy and weird highway journey and introduces him to a bunch of eccentric characters whose fates are mysteriously intertwined along with his personal. alongside the best way Shadow will study that the prior by no means dies; that everybody, together with his loved Laura, harbors secrets and techniques; and that goals, totems, legends, and myths are extra genuine than we all know. eventually, he'll notice that underneath the placid floor of daily life a typhoon is brewing-an epic warfare for the very soul of America-and that he's status squarely in its path.

Relevant and prescient, American Gods has been lauded for its terrific synthesis of "mystery, satire, intercourse, horror, and poetic prose" (Michael Dirda, Washington put up booklet international) and as a latest phantasmagoria that "distills the essence of America" (Seattle Post-Intelligencer). it truly is, effortlessly, a very good paintings of literary mind's eye that would undergo for generations.

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